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JVM-P leader describe J’khand`s drought relief as "eyewash"

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 15:22

Jamshedpur: The Principal General Secretary of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM-P), Pradip Yadav today described Jharkhand government`s Rs 410-crore relief package to the farmers facing drought-like situation due to scanty rainfall as "eye-wash".

"Keeping the prevailing situation in view, state government`s decision was nothing but an eye-wash as well as the amount a meagre," Yadav said while addressing a press conference here.

"If the government was serious to mitigate the plight of the farmers, it should stop loan recovery process from poor and marginal farmers," he said.
PTI

First Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 15:21
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